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Amalfi Coast
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Amalfi Coast

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Italy
Best of: Road Trip, Seascape
The Amalfi coast is an area of great physical beauty and natural diversity. It has been intensively settled by human communities since the early Middle Ages. There are a number of towns such as Amalfi and Ravello with architectural and artistic works of great significance. The rural areas show the versatility of the inhabitants in adapting their use of the land to the diverse nature of the terrain, which ranges from terraced vineyards and orchards on the lower slopes to wide upland pastures. [More Details]
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Amalfi Coast", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.